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Dreams Are Not Accomplished in Your Comfort Zone

A graduate student followed her dream halfway around the world – as a MIAP-Noble Fellow in Uganda.

Goodbyes

LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, enjoys the beauty of Uganda’s wildlife and natural resources before officially saying goodbye to the friends she made while assisting with agricultural develop projects in the country.  

No Running Water or Electricity

LaNese Mahan travels to Calo Me Lare to help the students mulch their garden and plant vetiver grass roots so they can grow their own mulch for the future.

Stories in the Garden

LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, learns more about her newfound friends in Uganda while planting watermelon and listening to old wives’ tales.

Math Lesson in the Garden

The first two weeks of my trip were an introductory period to the projects Field of Hope is currently working on. During my stay, I will help with the drip irrigation systems at the school gardens...

Where Has the Time Gone?

This week, LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, visited the Dokolo and Amolatar districts in Uganda to gather information on each woman participating in the Women’s Empowerment Program.

Manual Labor Builds Character

This week we visited the Barlonyo school garden and Calo Me Lare to work on the compost system.

An Uplifted Spirit

LaNese Mahan describes her first week in Uganda as a MIAP-Noble Fellow.

Behind the Scenes

Alexa Major visits a commercial farm with Restoration Gateway students, conducts interviews with Ugandan women in mud huts and beneath trees, and gets lost.

Out With the Old and in With the New

For the most part, harvesting both groundnuts and soybeans consisted of walking row to row pulling up plants.

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